Protoform: LOMA.2B [NP] Calm, quiet

Description: Calm, quiet
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Loma Lazy, indolent, slow, idle Uncertain Semantic Connection (Pki)
Kapingamarangi Lomo Devoid of people, solitary Uncertain Semantic Connection (Lbr)
Mangareva Roma Ne pas abonder. Not in abundance, rather scarce (said only of large things) (Tgr). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Niue Ma/loma To be gone secretly Problematic (Sph)
Nukuoro Loma Very calm, silent (Crl)
Samoan Loma To be quiet, to cease, to intermit (as the wind, war, etc); to desist, in the tattooing process; to wait to see who would have the first cup of *'ava* (Prt)
Takuu L/loma (of the sea, ocean) Flat, calm, having no waves (Mle)
Tikopia Roma/roma Flat, calm, smooth (of sea) (Fth)

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